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A wreath is seen at actor/comedian Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Preliminary Investigation Shows Robin Williams Died Of ‘Asphyxia Due To Hanging’

Actor and comedian Robin Williams died after hanging himself with a belt in his unincorporated home, according to a preliminary investigation by the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.

08/12/2014

Robin Williams (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

WATCH LIVE: Press Conference On Robin Williams’ Death By Marin Co. Sheriff’s Office At 11 a.m. PST

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday to announce an official investigation into the cause of Robin Williams’ death.

08/12/2014

Robin Williams (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Robin Williams Found Dead In Tiburon Home Of Apparent Suicide

Actor Robin Williams was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Tiburon home Monday, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.

08/11/2014

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Richmond Woman Claims Fatal Suffocation Of Romantic Rival Was Exorcism

A Richmond murder defendant said she was performing an exorcism on a romantic rival before the woman died.

07/19/2012

Tree

Dead Hayward Teenager Was Hanged From Tree

A teenager found hanging from a tree branch in the Hayward Hills died of asphyxiation, although it’s unclear whether his death is a suicide or a homicide, authorities said Friday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/29/2010

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Restrained San Francisco Jail Inmate Death Ruled Homicide

The San Francisco medical examiner’s office has ruled the death last year of a jail inmate who was being restrained by sheriff’s deputies to be homicide.

CBS San Francisco–09/24/2010

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